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Area Obituaries

George “Sonny” Smith

George L. “Sonny” Smith, 80, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at his home. He was a member of Dunlap First Baptist Church, retired from Dupont, Past Master Dunlap Lodge #693 F.& A.M., loving husband, father and grandfather.    He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Peggy Swanger Smith; two…

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Doris Jean Pickett

Doris Jean Pickett, 87, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away October 6, 2021. She was born in Whitwell, Tennessee on April 3, 1934 to the late Carlos and Daisy Reeves King. She loved to laugh and spend time with her family. She was a member of Dunlap church of Christ. She was preceded in death by…

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Joe Edward Layne

Mr. Joe Edward Layne, 52, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga from complications from COVID. He was born in Cumberland Heights, Tennessee on April 16, 1969. He was a computer technician and loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing with his family and friends.   He was preceded in death by…

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Michelle Harvey

Michelle Harvey, 51, of Dunlap, Tennessee received her eternal healing, surrounded by family, on October 3, 2021 after a courageous battle with COVID. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church, where she was the song leader. Michelle had a love for life, family, and friends. She loved to…

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Dolores Ann Sutherland Finley

Dolores Ann Sutherland Finley, 53, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at CHI Memorial Hospital. The greatest joy of her life was being a MiMi to her grandson, Carson Wayne Schmitt. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Dakota Green; and grandparents, France and Veola Sutherland, Nathan and Ira Harvey,…

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Richard Preston Savage

Richard Preston Savage, 91, of Baxter, Tennessee, passed away September 29, 2021, following a lengthy illness. He was born February 17, 1930, in Grundy County, Tennessee, living as a child in the Barker’s Cove community. He taught in the Sequatchie County school system, served in the Army from 1951 to 1953, and then returned to…

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Shirley May Clark McKay

Shirley May Clark McKay, 92, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frances and Teresa Clark; husband, Robert McKay; sister, Lois Clark; and brothers, Robert, Meral and Howard Clark. She is survived by her children, Shirley Bane, Gary Collier and Teresa (Peter)…

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April Ruth Lewis

April Ruth Lewis, 41, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee passed from this life in the early morning hours of September 24, 2021 in Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and the owner of Hairitage Hair Salon. She graduated from Soddy Daisy High School in…

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Charles Edward Layne

Charles Edward Layne, 74, of the Cagle Community, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. He was born in Palmer, Tennessee on May 29, 1947 to Coleman Layne and Joyce Olean Cleek Layne Hart, who preceded him in death; along with his step-father, J.B. Hart. He was a heavy equipment mechanic…

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Firetower Bill Layne

Firetower Bill Layne, 90, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at his home. He served two tours of duty in Korea while in The United States Army. Bill was retired from Tennessee Division of Forestry Service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilford and Ruby Layne; five sisters, Frances Laymon,…

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